MEDIA KIT

Hometown: Ladera Ranch, CA
Date of Birth: January 23, 1998
School: Tesoro High School
Sibling: Kate (older)
Music: Country and Classic Rock

Brief racing accomplishments

2017
Finished fifth in the NASCAR XFINITY Series point standings in his first season of full-time competition. Scored one win, seven top-five and 19 top-10 finishes.
Earned first career XFINITY Series win Nov. 18 at Homestead-Miami Speedway with an impressive 15.405-second margin of victory. Custer led three times for a race-high 182 laps to set a record for the most laps led in a single XFINITY Series race at Homestead. Earned a perfect driver rating (150.0) by sweeping both stages of the race and taking the victory – the only driver to score such a feat in 2017.
Made NASCAR Playoffs and advanced to the second round, falling four points shy of earning a berth in Championship 4 at Homestead. Was the youngest playoff driver at 19 years and 9 months old.
Finished third in Rookie of the Year standings while achieving 10 rookie of the race awards.
Earned the most points (422) at 1.5-mile tracks among XFINITY Series drivers.

2016
Finished 10th in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series point standings in his first season of full-time competition. Scored five top-five and 14 top-10 finishes.
Captured two Truck Series poles: Sept. 3 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada and Oct. 22 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.
Twice earned a season-best finish of second place – at Iowa Speedway in Newton on June 18 and Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on Sept. 4.
Started five NASCAR XFINITY Series races with his best finish being a fourth-place effort at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway on May 28.
Made XFINITY Series debut on April 23 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway, where he finished sixth after starting 17th.
Became the youngest pole winner in ARCA Racing Series history at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Feb. 12.

2015
Competed in 10 Truck Series races. Scored one win, two top-five and four top-10 finishes.
Captured Truck Series pole Oct. 31 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
Became the youngest superspeedway winner in ARCA Racing Series history at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway on Aug. 1. The win came in Custer’s third ARCA Series start.
Won Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois on June 13. It was Custer’s second Truck Series win.
Made ARCA Series debut May 24 at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey, where he finished fifth after starting from the pole.

2014
Competed in nine Truck Series races. Scored one win, two top-five finishes and six top-10s.
Scored first career Truck Series victory Sept. 20 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon from the pole. At 16 years, 7 months and 28 days, Custer became the youngest race winner in NASCAR national series history.
Became the youngest pole winner in national touring series history at 16 years, 4 months and 22 days at Gateway on June 14. The pole came in Custer’s third Truck Series start.
Made Truck Series debut March 30 at Martinsville, where he finished 12th.
Competed in a combined 10 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West races and scored two wins, four top-fives and four top-10s.
Won two Pro Series races: Feb. 27 at ISM Raceway outside of Phoenix and April 26 at Richmond.

2013
Finished eighth in Pro Series East point standings in his first season of full-time competition. Scored two wins, five top-five and six top-10 finishes.
Won Pro Series East race at New Hampshire on Sept. 21 from the pole. It was Custer’s second Pro Series East win.
Scored first career Pro Series East victory Aug. 2 at Iowa Speedway in Newton from the pole. At 15 years, 6 months and 10 days, became the youngest winner in Pro Series history. In addition to breaking Dylan Kwasniewski’s youngest race-winner’s age record by nearly six months, Custer also became the first driver to lead every lap in the combination race.
Captured two Pro Series East poles: Aug. 2 at Iowa and Sept. 21 at New Hampshire.
Competed in two Pro Series West races.
Captured one Pro Series West pole Nov. 8 at Phoenix.

2012
Competed in Late Model Stock Cars, winning 10 races, including his first start at I-10 Speedway in Blythe, California.

2011
Won 15 races in 22 starts on his way to winning the 2011 United States Auto Club (USAC) National Focus Young Guns Championship.

2010
Competed in USAC Midgets and Legend Cars.

2009
Competed in Quarter Midgets and Legend Cars.
Earned Quarter Midget championships in Sr. Honda and Sr. Stock divisions.

2008
Competed in Quarter Midgets at Pomona Valley, California and Orange Show, California.

2007
Competed in Quarter Midgets at Pomona Valley and Orange Show.

2006
Competed in Quarter Midgets at Pomona Valley.
Competed in select North Carolina Quarter Midget Association races, in the Jr. Honda and Jr. Stock series. 

2005
Competed in Quarter Midgets at Pomona Valley, in the Jr. Novice and Jr. Honda series. 
Won six races and the Jr. Novice Series championship. Series championship.